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A 166,000-sf barracks with 300 bedrooms for 600 military personnel is under construction at the Great Lakes Naval Base in Illinois with the help of robots that can lay bricks every seven to 10 seconds and can lift and place...
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John Sisk & Son claims to have become the first contractor in Europe to introduce robotics to construction projects after investing €150,000 (£136,000) in a new type of lifting robot – but has insisted that it won’t replace human workers....
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Construction company John Sisk & Son claims it has become the first contractor in Europe to introduce robotics to building projects. The company says it is investing €150,000 as part of its “commitment to enhance productivity” on its sites and minimise health...
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The Material Unit Lift Enhancer (MULE) was developed by New York based company Construction Robotics. It is now operational at Sisk’s Wembley Park E05 site where it is being used in the construction of a multi-storey car park. Sisk intends...
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Is a trend really a trend if it repeats year after year? That’s a valid concern in the commercial construction world. For a competitive and fragmented industry that happens to be resistant to some of the rapid evolution noted in...
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Over the last year, the talented team of craftsmen at Colorado-based Berich Masonry, Inc. have looked to robotic technology to help meet client needs and drive efficiency. In business since 1962, the company is well known for its work on...
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And New York company, Construction Robotics, recently built a semi-automated bricklayer or mason – SAM for short – which laid 250,000 bricks for the Poff Federal Building in Roanoke, Virginia. Laying 380 bricks an hour, it is six times faster...
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Becoming an innovative force is not an easy feat for any company, and this is especially the case within construction. Industry practices have changed very little over time, as most contractors continue to approach projects similar to way it was...
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The ConTechCrew was joined by guest Scott Peters of Construction Robotics, inventor of SAM! ConTech news topics include robots for construction, remembering the lifetime of a tech superstar, rise of the CIO, and more!   Read more here....
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The future has arrived. Robots, once the fodder of sci-fi movies and futuristic novels, now are working alongside humans to augment and, at times, replace them. Manufacturing has been increasingly more automated for years, but it’s only more recently that...
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